Board of Advisors

Ann Mukherjee

Senior Vice President

Chief Marketing Officer

Frito-Lay North America


Ms. Mukherjee is senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Frito-Lay North America. She leads Frito-Lay’s best-in-class marketing disciplines -- brand marketing, advertising, customer marketing, in addition to insights, innovation and marketing services. Before becoming CMO, she was group vice president of marketing for all Frito-Lay core brands. Ann started her career with PepsiCo in 2005 at Frito-Lay’s Convenience Foods division, where she led marketing, new product innovation, consumer insights and strategy and for all Quaker snacks.

Ms. Mukherjee has more than 15 years of brand management and marketing experience. She started her marketing career working on new product development for Citibank Diners Club. She then moved to Kraft, where for nearly 11 years she worked across several brands, including Kraft Mac ‘N Cheese, Kraft Singles, Taco Bell, Minute Rice, Stove Top Stuffing, Velveeta and DiGiorno. She also worked on developing global new products for Kraft.

She received her bachelor’s degree and her MBA from the University of Chicago. In 2007, Advertising Age named Ann one of the “Top 30 Women to Watch,” and Brandweek named her one of its “Marketers of the Year.”